Alpena County Regional Airport


Alpena County Regional Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Alpena County Regional Airport
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IATA = APN
ICAO = KAPN
FAA = APN
type = Public
owner = Alpena County, Michigan
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city-served = Alpena
location = Maple Ridge Township/
Wilson Township
elevation-f = 689
elevation-m = 210
coordinates = Coord|45|04|41|N|83|33|37|W|type:airport_region:US
website = [http://www.alpenaairport.com/ alpenaairport.com]
r1-number = 1/19
r1-length-f = 9,001
r1-length-m = 2,744
r1-surface = Concrete
r2-number = 7/25
r2-length-f = 5,031
r2-length-m = 1,533
r2-surface = Concrete
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Alpena County Regional Airport Airport codes|APN|KAPN|APN is a public-use airport in the U.S. state of Michigan located convert|6|mi|km west of the central business district of Alpena off of M-32 . It straddles the boundary between Maple Ridge Township on the north and Wilson Township on the south in Alpena County. It is mostly used for general aviation, but is also served by one commercial airline, Northwest Airlines.

It is said to be the "Proud home of Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center." [ [http://www.alpenaairport.com/ Alpena County Regional Airport Official site.] ]

Several scenes of the film "Die Hard 2" were shot there.

Facilities

Alpena County Regional Airport covers convert|1284|acre|ha|0|lk=on and has two runways:
* Runway 1/19: 9001 x 150 ft (2744 x 46 m), Surface: Concrete
* Runway 7/25: 5031 x 100 ft (1533 x 30 m), Surface: Concrete

Airline

* Northwest Airlines
** Northwest Airlink operated by Mesaba Aviation (Detroit, Sault Ste. Marie)

History

During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Force

ee also

* Michigan World War II Army Airfields

References

*FAA-airport|ID=APN|use=PU|own=PU|site=09518.*A

External links

* [http://www.alpenaairport.com/ Alpena County Regional Airport Official site.]


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